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23rd Jun 2011, 12:00 AM
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Author Notes:
Magravan edit delete
Magravan
This one was terrible... It took my forever to write (seems to be my theme lately), and when it came down to it, I didn't even like the joke very much... Jist is - They didn't find any sign of Sylene and the Phantom.

So, sorry for this, I literally spent several hours trying to figure something better out, and I failed to do so. It just wasn't a good creative week, I guess...

Anyway, we'll see you on Monday with something better. Have a great weekend, everyone!
Skrael (I'm the artist) edit delete
Skrael (I'm the artist)
Also, sorry the art sucks again!!!
User comments:
Kevin edit delete reply
Kevin
I dunno, I'm always up for a good Mario joke, and Toad is my favorite character.
Peter Palmiotti edit delete reply
Peter Palmiotti
I thought it was a nice quite moment, happy weekend!
MatthewJA edit delete reply
MatthewJA
I think he's... jumping to conclusions.
THAT JOKE WAS PLUMB TERRIFIC
Ryoken_Ryagnaroth edit delete reply
Ryoken_Ryagnaroth
I actually thought the art was pretty good in this one. :P
Ryoken_Ryagnaroth edit delete reply
Ryoken_Ryagnaroth
...and the writing--good as well. Haha :P
Sooty (Guest) edit delete reply
I laughed when i read it, used to frusterate me wen i played the games and that msg popped up. plus i think the art is awesome as always, u guys both need 2 stop beating urselves up, ur doin an awesome job
Guest (Guest) edit delete reply
Heh... he should've put on a pair of sunglassess on the last panel.
The joke is anyway better than most of those that Horatio made.
model S (Guest) edit delete reply
greetings from london! i got a chuckle out of the joke, and the art is great, june, you need to stop being so hard on yourself! you're a great artist!! and james, you're a great writer. the joke this time was good, somehow i expected it, but still worth it.

great work as per the usual! keep it up!
ArchangelM127 (Guest) edit delete reply
A classic gaming reference now and then never goes amiss. :)
Frosty edit delete reply
Frosty
Hahaha, you put the dragon in :D
T.Gatto edit delete reply
T.Gatto
Don't beat yourself up over the artwork, or the story telling, both deserve praise!

I for one wouldn't come back every day and vote, and leave annoying comments, if I didn't like the strip.

As always keep it up!
aok666 (Guest) edit delete reply
I don't get the joke.
Darkond2100 (Guest) edit delete reply
The joke is that the Princess in in another castle
Magravan edit delete reply
Magravan
@Kevin - It wasn't a good Mario joke.. It was a poor Mario anti-joke at best :P

@Peter Palmiotti - Thank you, have a great weekend yourself :)

@MatthewJA - I don't know, I think a good Mario joke is something of a pipe dream :)

@Ryoken_Ryagnaroth - Sorry, I hated my writing :) I appreciate the support though ;)

@Sooty - You kind of knew it was coming... To be honest, I was surprised when it turned out to be legit.. ;)

@Guest - If you want good Horatio style jokes, I think Good Sir, I Cannot Draw or hOkum are good choices :)

@model S - London, England? Hope you're having a good time!

@ArchangelM127 - Yeah, it's like a crutch though... :/

@T.Gatto - Well, you can still be supportive of the comic in general, even if the particular strip sucked... I love the Wheel of Time series, but I think that book 10 is a horrible, grotesque abomination of words... :)

@aok666 - That's okay, there wasn't much of a joke anyway..

@Darkond2100 - Yeah... It was still bad :) I can see why he didn't get it.
Bureido (Guest) edit delete reply
I'm sure I recognise that hat from some other comic... Hmm...
aok666 (Guest) edit delete reply
@Magravan, re: "I can see why he didn't get it"... what made you think I'm a "he"? ;-)
Skrael (I'm the artist)
For some reason, Mags presumes everyone on the internet is a he. I'm not sure why :D Please forguve his ignorance :D
Magravan edit delete reply
Magravan
I blame MMOs :D
aok666 (Guest) edit delete reply
@Magravan: how could MMOs be to blame? (I'm not totally sure what MMO stands for exactly, though I know what MMORPGs are... vaguely)
Magravan edit delete reply
Magravan
Massively Multiplayer Online (RPG, FPS, whatever) Basically a place where a bunch of people get together online for a game.. and the reason that it is to blame is because it is stereotypical that all girls on MMOs are guys pretending... Obviously this isn't true, because June played on one, but it is also not completely untrue ;)

I've seen people that I know to be guys pretend to be girls, because they get free stuff :P
aok666 (Guest) edit delete reply
Ah, thank you! That knowledge will probably come in handy one day... can't think how just yet, but unexpected things happen a lot!
Magravan edit delete reply
Magravan
That's what we're here for... Useless information that will probably never come up... maybe :D